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Putnam County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 21,703 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 18,812 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,040
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,398
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,883
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,163 (it was 1,519 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 345 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Putnam County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (39.1%), Construction (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Putnam County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (26.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 10,730  (49.4%)
Females: 10,973  (50.6%)

Putnam County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Putnam County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,023 ($36,956 in 1999)

This county:

$48,023
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $481 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $690)
This county:

$481
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,740 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Putnam:

$170,740
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,770 - $324,816
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,151
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 160

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 94
  • Thefts: 161
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 184 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2001: 162 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2002: 200 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2003: 225 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2004: 302 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2005: 340 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2006: 444 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2007: 315 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2008: 159 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $269,300
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $226,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,183 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $970 (0.7%)

Putnam County household income distribution in 2013 Putnam County home values distribution in 2013 Putnam County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.0%
Putnam County:

16.0%
Georgia:

16.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 74.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.7 years old, Females: 46.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.7 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, Asian residents: 32.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Putnam County is $349 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $665 a month.

Cities in this county include: Eatonton, Phoenix, Little River, Crooked Creek.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Caddo Parish, Louisiana , Yuma County, Arizona , Ventura County, California , Henry County , Yazoo County, Mississippi , Red River County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 549
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,268 (37.8% naturalized citizens)

Putnam County:

5.8%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 2112010 or later
  • 4392000 to 2009
  • 3261990 to 1999
  • 531980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 99Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.6%

Putnam County marital status for males Putnam County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,905
  • One, attached: 334
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 69
  • 5 to 9: 291
  • 10 to 19: 119
  • 20 to 49: 134
  • 50 or more: 210
  • Mobile homes: 3,819

Housing units in Putnam County with a mortgage: 3,584 (99 second mortgage, 218 home equity loan, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,628

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Putnam County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,54223
Mainline Protestant1,62011
Black Protestant9646
Other181
None14,074-
Putnam County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Putnam County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Putnam County:

9.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.1%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Putnam County:

Average size of farms: 181 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $118,216
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $98.75
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,418
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,315
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 40.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.43%
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Putnam County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Putnam County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 225.4 miles away from Putnam County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Heavy Rain, High Winds, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 22, 1992 to December 07, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-969: December 01, 1992, FEMA Id: 969, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (34%)
  • Mexico (28%)
  • England (5%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Putnam County


  • American (23%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Putnam County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,839 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 869 (11.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 156 (2.1%)
  • Walked: 107 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 510 (6.8%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Putnam County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 140 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Putnam County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 86 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,250.

7.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.99% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($24,806 average AGI)
1.86% relocated from other states ($11,015 average AGI)
Putnam County:

1.86%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, GA  1.03% ($28,855 average AGI)
from Greene County, GA  0.62% ($30,717)
from Morgan County, GA  0.39% ($24,000)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.32% ($63,917)
from Newton County, GA  0.22% ($18,500)
from Jasper County, GA  0.22% ($22,813)
from Walton County, GA  0.22% ($32,750)


7.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.73% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($21,663 average AGI)
2.01% relocated to other states ($10,759 average AGI)
Putnam County:

2.01%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, GA  0.96% ($21,831 average AGI)
to Greene County, GA  0.66% ($35,939)
to Morgan County, GA  0.41% ($48,833)
to Bibb County, GA  0.30% ($30,636)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.26% ($36,211)
to Fulton County, GA  0.22% ($30,813)
to Rockdale County, GA  0.20% ($19,467)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Putnam County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Putnam County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,799 (3,167 aged, 632 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 711 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Putnam County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (232)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (229)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (137)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (135)
  • Congestive heart failure (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (95)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (72)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (66)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (62)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,867
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 127
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50,512

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,281
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 963
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 155.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,703
  • In family households: 18,200 (2,988 male householders, 3,082 female householders)
    4,730 spouses, 5,564 children (4,852 natural, 227 adopted, 509 stepchildren), 603 grandchildren, 198 brothers or sisters, 342 parents, 272 other relatives, 405 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,326 (1,231 male householders (797 living alone)), 1,185 female householders (939 living alone)), 911 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 189

Size of family households: 3,360 2-persons, 1,268 3-persons, 941 4-persons, 225 5-persons, 249 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,736 1-person, 594 2-persons, 72 4-persons, 14 5-persons.

2,374 married couples with children.
1,260 single-parent households (120 men, 1,140 women).

91.8% of residents of Putnam speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 57% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $98,513,000 ($4,989 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,140,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,029,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,844,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $614,000
Federal grants: $19,797,000
Federal procurement contracts: $808,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,420,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $374,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,080,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,030,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,377
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 911
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +258
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +336
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Putnam County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.29 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Putnam County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 542014 or later
  • 2132010 to 2013
  • 3,4472000 to 2009
  • 3,6371990 to 1999
  • 2,1801980 to 1989
  • 1,4391970 to 1979
  • 8291960 to 1969
  • 3421950 to 1959
  • 1511940 to 1949
  • 4731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 4574 rooms
  • 1,2765 rooms
  • 1,5996 rooms
  • 9287 rooms
  • 7838 rooms
  • 1,0469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 231 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 2503 rooms
  • 5514 rooms
  • 7185 rooms
  • 4526 rooms
  • 1317 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 6972 bedrooms
  • 3,5973 bedrooms
  • 1,2594 bedrooms
  • 5245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1961 bedroom
  • 8282 bedrooms
  • 1,0393 bedrooms
  • 1184 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 104no vehicle
  • 1,1501 vehicle
  • 2,9612 vehicles
  • 1,4223 vehicles
  • 3714 vehicles
  • 1675+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 284no vehicle
  • 9481 vehicle
  • 6752 vehicles
  • 3473 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.9% of Putnam County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Georgia.

Putnam County:

85.9%
State average:

83.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,625
  • Other state: 5,610
  • Northeast: 1,149
  • Midwest: 1,208
  • South: 2,803
  • West: 443
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Putnam County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.2%Electricity
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 293
Here:

15.7%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 275
Here:

30.5%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 187
Here:

32.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Putnam County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $393,000
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,960,000
    Police Protection: $2,059,000
    Health - Other: $1,771,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,343,000
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000
    General - Other: $1,296,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,256,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,099,000
    Local Fire Protection: $656,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $573,000
    Parks and Recreation: $526,000
    Central Staff Services: $476,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $427,000
    General Public Buildings: $250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000
    Libraries: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $980,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,400,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000
    General Public Building: $99,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    General - Other: $62,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Regular Highways: $46,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,964,000

Putnam County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,429,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $96,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $214,000
    All Other: $65,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,454,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $838,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $64,000
    Special Assessments: $12,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $305,000
    Public Welfare: $208,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,720,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,520,000
    Public Utility License: $977,000
    Other Selective Sales: $688,000
    Other License: $377,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $135,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $82,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $36,000

Putnam County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,675,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,975,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,700,000

Putnam County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,363,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,975,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 424
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 376
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 246
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 105
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 171
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 186
Putnam County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Putnam County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Putnam County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13271.2 years
Mary9677.8 years
William9372.9 years
Willie9173.6 years
John8874.9 years
Robert7670.3 years
Annie5778.2 years
George4873.1 years
Charles4171.2 years
Thomas4171.6 years
Most common last names in Putnam County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Farley6273.4 years
Williams6174.9 years
Smith4972.2 years
Davis4872.5 years
Jones4076.3 years
Dennis3678.2 years
Johnson3473.6 years
Reid3070.1 years
Griffin3070.6 years
Little2872.2 years
Businesses in Putnam County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx2Subway1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1